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Gear Couplings

Date: 1968-11-20 

Description: Gear coupling that was later purchased by Mesta Machine and used by Republic Steel. Original Falk caption reads, "84 inch hot strip mill, 300 G sleeve bein...

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Freighter on River

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man is standing at the front of the freighter, over the name painted on the side, "James Laughlin". Industrial buildings and water towers are in the back...

Date: 1948-08-12 

Description: One of the many demonstrations organized by the People's Progressive party in Milwaukee to fight the ever-rising cost of living. The campaign includes the...

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Orton L. Prime

Date: 1921-05-04 

Description: Quarter-length studio portrait of Orton L. Prime, Milwaukee manufacturer.

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Divers in Training

Date: 1937 

Description: Three shirtless men sitting in what appears to be the interior of a ship. Two are practicing breathing through apparatuses connected to oxygen tanks.

Date: 1993-08 

Description: "One of the staples at the Wisconsin State Fair is cream puffs. Shirley Widmer is enjoying one."

Date: 1938-06-13 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and long coat with rubber protectors over his shoes stands next to a McCormick-Deering cooler. Four milk cans are in the foreground. Origin...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: A man in a hat and jacket poses with three well-dressed women in dresses and wide-brimmed hats.

Date: 1957-12-26 

Description: Newborn infants lie in incubators sleeping.

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Description: Pawling & Harnischfeger type "AN" crane with a type "A" trolley and a standard hook at Holthoff Machinery Co., Power & Mining Machine Co. There is a man in...

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Two Men in Carriage

Date: 1905 after

Description: Two men wearing hats and coats in a horse-drawn carriage on a residential street.

Date: 1960 

Description: A father holding his young son in his arms.

Date: 1968-10-21 

Description: These couplings were later purchased by Mesta Machine and used by Republic Steel. Falk caption reads, "These photos [were] taken to illustrate various size...

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Description: Tree-shaded residential neighborhood at 920 N. 16th at State Street. Caption on glass plate reads, "Looking southeast showing property side of street, 920...

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Description: Another "exotic," "girlie" picture taken of Angie Vail (nee Siajn) in Harold Gauer's Brady Street apartment.

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Man in protective gloves and masked helmet against heat and flame works on heavy machinery at the Falk Corporation, known for production of industrial gear...

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City Bank and Trust

Date: 1941 ca.

Description: The City Bank and Trust at 735 N. 2nd Street and Wisconsin Avenue.

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The Westmore Hotel

Date:  

Description: The Westmore Hotel, located at N. 5th Street near W. Clybourn Street. Automobiles are parked on both sides of the street and in a parking lot to the right...

Date: 1948-08 ca.

Description: A man films a family as they sit at a picnic table and eat lunch at the Wisconsin Centennial Exposition.

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Snowy Traffic Jam

Date: 1967-02-02 

Description: A snowstorm that hit Milwaukee just at rush hour created a traffic headache for homebound commuters (seen here at Wisconsin and Milwaukee streets), althoug...

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